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Articles on African American History
and other books and articles
by Steve Chicoine

Articles on African American History


AN EAGLE ON HIS BUTTON: THE STORY OF HENRY MACK
published in American Legacy: The Magazine of African-American
History & Culture, Spring 2004, pp. 47-54
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Samuel Ransom: African American hero in First World War became
one of Minnesota’s earliest Civil Rights workers

submitted to Minnesota History Magazine
catalogued in the library of the Minnesota Historical Society
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US Colored Troops and Buffalo Soldiers of Minnesota
A work-in-progress for submittal to the Minnesota History Magazine.

Charles Bentzoni: Decorated Veteran of the Army of the Potomac, commanding officer of a regiment of US Colored Troops in the Civil War and of a Buffalo Soldiers Regiment in the American West
A work-in-progress for submittal to a military history journal.

ONE GLORIOUS SEASON: How Baseball helped to integrate Decatur, Illinois
Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society, Volume 96, number 1,
Spring 2003, pp. 80-97
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Other Articles on History

The Great Gallia: Texas’s Melvin “Bert” Gallia and Ethnicity in Major League Baseball
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, vol. 105, no. 4, April 2002, pp.
635-662
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THE FAILED EXPERIMENT: Native Americans in the U.S. Military
with Fort Snelling as the backdrop
submitted to Minnesota History Magazine
catalogued in the library of the Minnesota Historical Society
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Let Every Democrat Make Ready For The Battle: The Editorials of
Minnesota Civil War Hero William Colvill, Jr.

submitted to Minnesota History Magazine
catalogued in the library of the Minnesota Historical Society
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"... Willing Never to Go in Another Fight": The Civil War
Correspondence of Rufus King Felder of Chappell Hill

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Vol. 106, No. 4 (April 2003), pp.
574-597
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WISCONSIN RIVERWAYS – KEY TO THE CONTINENT IN THE TIME OF THE FRENCH
Submitted to Wisconsin Magazine of History
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Pennant Fever in the Twin Cities: The 1915 American Association
baseball league playoffs between the Minneapolis Millers and the St. Paul Saints

submitted to Minnesota History Magazine
catalogued in the library of the Minnesota Historical Society
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Muscular Christianity, the YMCA and Basketball
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Arturo Gonzalez, Wolfman Jack and Early Rock & Roll
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Books for young readers


A LIBERIAN FAMILY: Journey Between Two Worlds
Lerner Publishing, 1997
with many photographs by Stephen Chicoine

SPAIN: Bridge Between Continents
Benchmark, 1997

FROM THE ASHES, VOL. 6: MAY 1945 AND AFTER
Blackbirch, 1997
A volume in a series for young readers sold at the United States
Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.

LITHUANIA: THE NATION THAT WOULD BE FREE
Dutton/Penguin, 1995
Photographs by Stephen Chicoine
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